Department of Botany _Sept 2013- Aug 2014
Department of Botany - Activities from-Sep-2013-Aug-2014
Recognitions:
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari Lecturer in Botany awarded Best Lecturer in Botany by the Commissionerate of College Education, Government of Andhra Pradesh on 30th Nov, 2013 for the academic year 2012-13 based on API score.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari awarded with a Best Teacher Award for the year 2014. The awards were presented to them by the Honorable Chief Minister of Andha Pradesh, Sri. N. Chandra Babu Naidu on 5th September 2014.
 CCE, Govt of A.P, HYD Appointed as a Academic Auditor and attended a one day training programme on 4th March, 2014 at SRR Govt College, Vijayawada.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari selected as one of the panel member for organizing one day workshop in the Women’s World Congress 2014 on the topic Impact of Agricultural technologies on Women health, at IICW-2014 at Hyderabad.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari selected as one of the panel member for organizing one day workshop in a six day Women’s World Congress 2014 on the topic Impact of Agricultural technologies on Women health, at IICW-2014 at Hyderabad.

 Dr. B. Siva Kumari appointed as "MICRO OBSERVER" for II B.Tech examinations at P.V.P SIDDHARTHA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLGY FROM 16th to 21st.

Research: Projects and Papers
 Establishment of Model Nursery- STMB , Andhra Pradesh sanctioned a major research project to Dr. B. Siva Kumari On Conservation, maintenance and Cultivation of medicinal plants Objective: To meet the requirement of quality planting material for cultivation, and to maintain clonal / seed orchids. Cultivation of locally important medicinal plants are to be raised consecutively for 3 years @ not supply to farmers /Growers .Developing water source, including drip/sprinkler system etc.
 Establishment and maintenance of Herbal garden : NMPB , New Delhi sanctioned a minor research project to Dr. B. Siva Kumari on Establishment and maintenance of Herbal garden
 www.alcdigitalherbarium.co.in: Dr. B. Siva Kumari developed a scientific website for 60 years old herbarium of Botany department and inaugurated by Sri. Srivasuki, AYUSH director, New Delhi
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari Published in a International Science Journal with the paper titled in Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles by a novel surfactant assisted amine combustion method Advances in the Nano particles.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari “X-ray analysis by Williamson-Hall and Size-Strain plot methods of ZnO nanoparticles with fuel variation” is accepted and going to be online from March, 2014 in the World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper on " Digital Herbarium in a two day NMPB sponsored National Conference on’ Modern Approaches to the Conservation of Medicinal plants’ at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from 27th & 28th Jan, 2014.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper on " Survey of Medicinal Plants’ at Andhra Loyola College in a two day NMPB sponsored National Conference on’ Modern Approaches to the Conservation of Medicinal plants’ at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from 27th & 28th Jan, 2014.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper on " The role Medicinal plants on Medicinal plants growth’ in a two day NMPB sponsored National Conference on’ Modern Approaches to the Conservation of Medicinal plants’ at Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada from 27th & 28th Jan, 2014.
 Dr B. Siva Kumari published a research article on ‘ZnO nano particles synthesis with surfactant characterization and anti-bacterial activity’ in the International Conference proceedings in a 3 day International Conference on Nano science and Engineering Applications organized by CNST, JNTU at Hyderabad on 26th to 28th 2014 June.
 Dr B. Siva Kumari published a research article on ‘Nickel & Nickel oxide nao crystals selectively grafted on multi walled carbon nanotubes activity’ in the International Conference proceedings in a 3 day International Conference on Nano science and Engineering applications organized by CNST, JNTU at Hyderabad on 26th to 28th 2014 June
 Dr B. Siva Kumari published a research article on ‘Growth characteristics on phaseolus mungo seeds effected by Zinc Oxide nano particles activity’ in the International Conference proceedings in a 3 day International Conference on Nano science and Engineering applications organized by CNST JNTU at Hyderabad on26th to 28th 2014 June.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper titled on 'EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE ON MANGROVE VEGETATION'' in a two day National Seminar on BIODIVERSITY AND CONSERVATION OF MANGROOVE VEGETATION IN INDIA, PRESENT STATUS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVE' on 21st and 22nd July, 2014 organized by the Departments of Botany and Microbiology at Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper on ' WOMEN – ARE WE RISING OR BEING RAISED?' in a Two-Day International Seminar on "Women Entrepreneurship - A Global Perspectives" (INSWEG-2014) organized by Dept. of Commerce & Management, KBN College, Vijayawada on 6th & 7th August, 2014.It is published in the International ISSN Directory, Paris, with the ISSN No- 2277- 8160 with the Impact factor 1.5408
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper on ‘Use of ICT Technology in Biological Sciences' in a Two-Day National Seminar on Information and Communication Technology in making a Healthy Information Society with Special Reference to use of ICTs in Educational Technology" organized by the Dept. of Computers, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 11th & 12th August, 2014. It is published in the International Journal for Development of Computer Science & Technology with the ISSN NO- 2370-7884- ONLINE. ISSN-2371-0257- PRINT
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended and presented a paper QR CODE APPLICATIONS IN LIFE SCIENCES' in a Two-Day National Seminar on Information and Communication Technology in making a Healthy Information Society with Special Reference to use of ICTs in Educational Technology" organized by the Dept. of Computers, Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada on 11th & 12th August, 2014.


BOOKS PUBLISHED
Books with ISBN numbers with details of publishers
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari Published a book on Bt and non Bt cotton hybrids – Nitrogen fertilizer effects in the International Journal Lambert publishers, Germany with ISBN No 938-3-659-36730-4
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari published a book on ‘FLORA OF ANDHRA LOYOLA COLLEGE’ and released on 8th March, 2014 on Diamond Jubilee College Day celebrations released by Sri. M. Pallum Raju, Central Cabinet Minister.
Departmental activities
 Department of Botany of Andhra Loyola College has conducted a field trip to Dr. Y. S. R. Horticultural Research Station, Venkataramannagudem for final year B.Sc. (DB, DZ) Students under the guidance of Dr. B. Siva Kumari, Head of the Department of Botany, Andhra Loyola College on 03-12-2013.
 The department of Botany organized a guest lecture on Career opportunities for Biotechnology on 20th Feb, 2014 for Biology students.
 The Department of Botany organized a one day seminar on the theme' CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES' on the topic' YUVATHA- JALABHAVITHA' on 29-12-2013 at the old seminar hall.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari Invited as a Judge for the 41st JNNSME Exhibition-2014 at district level held at KBC ZP High School, Patamata, Vijayawada, on 1st Jan, 2014.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari Invited as a Judge for the 41st JNNSME Exhibition-2014 at state level held at Bhishop Grassi High School, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh from 5th to 7th Jan, 2014.
 The Department of Botany conducted a two day National Conference on “Modern Approaches to the Conservation of Medicinal Plants” on 27th & 28th January 2014. The Conference was sponsored by the National Medicinal Plants Board, New Delhi,. Dr.K.P.Srivasuki, I.F.S., Commissioner (AYUSH) and Chief Executive Officer, A.P. Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Board, was the Chief Guest while Mr. A.Venkateswarlu, Deputy Executive Officer, A.P. Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Board, was the Guest of Honour. Dr.B.Siva Kumari, H.O.D. Botany and Organizing Secretary of the Conference, presented the theme of the Conference. Dr.K.P.Sastry, Chief Scientist, CSIR-CIMAP, Hyderabad, delivered the Keynote address.
 Dr B. Siva Kumari participated in a Two Day Workshop on a "Academic Audit towards Quality Assurance" organized by .IQAC, at ANDHRA LOYOLA COLLEGE ON 6th AND 7th June, 2014
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari organized a Two Day National Workshop on "KNOWLEDGE AND OPENNESS IN THE DIGITAL ERA" on 24th and 25th June 2014 for other College and host College Staff.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari organized a one Day National Workshop on "KNOWLEDGE AND OPENNESS IN THE DIGITAL ERA" on 24th & 25th June 2014 for Advanced learners from all the II second year sections.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari attended a one day National Seminar on “Enhancement & Sustenance of Quality among Students and Teachers: Role of Support Services” on 21st July, 2014 organized by IQAC at KBN College, Vijayawada
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari appointed as a National Green Corps Co-ordinator an extent ion wing of Andhra Loyola College.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari organized a one Day National Workshop on FREE AND OPEN KNOWLEDGE IN THE DIGITAL ERA" on 11th Aug 2014 for Advanced learners from all the II second year sections.
 Dr. B. Siva Kumari organized a Two Day National Workshop on "LEARNING MAMAGEMENT SYSTEMS- e- CONTENT DEVELOPMENT on 12th & 13th Aug 2014 for Faculty members.
 Organized and Chaired a panel discussion on workshop theme ‘Women in science and technology’ in a six day WOMEN’S WORLD CONGRESS -2014 from 17th to 22nd August 2014, and presented a paper on ‘AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES AND THEIR IMPACT ON WOMEN.

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